The Center for Climate Integrity (CCI) seeks an experienced attorney to manage the organization’s work to support ongoing litigation and identify and develop new legal strategies to hold oil and gas corporations accountable for deceiving the public about climate change. This position will directly supervise a growing team of attorneys and other staff who are engaged in the legal research and analysis of climate accountability theories and strategies.
A member of the legal department’s leadership team, this new position is fully remote and will report to CCI’s Vice President of Legal.
Supervise CCI’s small but growing team of attorneys to develop, coordinate and manage research and development of legal theories relevant to climate liability litigation;
Coordinate and integrate this work with the other teams at CCI;
Oversee the preparation of amicus curiae briefs in climate liability cases;
Monitor ongoing climate liability litigation and the broader legal landscape and respond to legal inquiries; and
Represent CCI at external events, conferences, and in media interviews.
About the Center for Climate Integrity:
Founded in 2017, our mission is to empower communities and elected officials with the knowledge and tools they need to hold oil and gas corporations accountable for decades of lying about climate change. Through strategic campaigns, communications, and legal support, we ensure that the fossil fuel industry pays its fair share of the massive costs of climate damages. Learn more at climateintegrity.org
Remote Working Environment:
CCI is an all-remote organization that provides access to various legal research tools and resources. A laptop computer will be provided but the selected candidate will need to have access to:
Reliable internet connection
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary range is $150,000 to $180,000 per year, depending on experience.
CCI offers a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, full medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401k with matching, and opportunities for professional development.
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and references to email@example.com with the subject line “Managing Attorney.” Applications may be submitted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
CCI is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. People of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and women and non-binary people are strongly encouraged to apply.
Law degree as well as 10-15 years professional experience in mass tort, toxic tort, product liability and/or consumer fraud litigation;
Experience managing a litigation team;
Superior communication and interpersonal skills;
Ability to manage and work with multiple staff and stakeholders across a remote organization;
Excellent writing and presentation skills; and
A flexible approach to work, with a willingness to travel, as needed.
The Center for Climate Integrity's mission is to empower communities and elected officials with the knowledge and tools they need to hold oil and gas corporations accountable for decades of lying about climate change.
Through strategic campaigns, communications, and legal support, we ensure that the fossil fuel industry pays its fair share of the massive costs of climate damages.